flautist

noun
flau·​tist | \ ˈflȯ-tist How to pronounce flautist (audio) , ˈflau̇- How to pronounce flautist (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web The singer-rapper-flautist has nods in eight major categories, including Album of the Year. Julyssa Lopez, Glamour, "2020 Grammy Nominations: Lizzo Leads the Pack," 20 Nov. 2019 Just how much 2019 has become the year of Lizzo - the singer, rapper, and flautist born Melissa Jefferson - is demonstrated by this song. Dan Deluca, chicagotribune.com, "The songs of summer: Lil Nas X, Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Taylor Swift, Madonna, Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber, Bruce Springsteen, and more," 5 July 2019 The breakout singer, rapper and flautist performs Oct. 4 at Revention Music Center. Joey Guerra, Houston Chronicle, "Lizzo schedules a new Houston date," 24 June 2019 Alex is also an excellent record producer and [Martin band member] Elena Pinderhughes is a singer, songwriter, flautist and record producer. Gail Mitchell, Billboard, "Kool & the Gang, Sheila E., Angelique Kidjo and More Heat Up 2019 Playboy Jazz Festival's Opening Day," 9 June 2019 The drummer plays resonator guitar when called upon; a backup singer is also a flautist. Dan Deluca, Philly.com, "Review: Paul Simon says goodbye, still restless after all these years," 17 June 2018 Rist, a gifted flautist, was in London attending the Royal Academy of Music. National Geographic, "How an Obsession With Rare Bird Feathers Turned Criminal," 23 Apr. 2018 Just how much 2019 has become the year of Lizzo - the singer, rapper, and flautist born Melissa Jefferson - is demonstrated by this song. Dan Deluca, chicagotribune.com, "The songs of summer: Lil Nas X, Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Taylor Swift, Madonna, Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber, Bruce Springsteen, and more," 5 July 2019 The program, a mix of spoken word and jazz, will feature Anastasia recounting tales of organized crime with musical interludes by saxophonist/flautist Denis DiBlasio and guitarist Brian Betz. Molly Eichel, Philly.com, "'Mobsters and the Songs They Love': A new show exploring the intersection of music and the mafia," 13 June 2018

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First Known Use of flautist

1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flautist

Italian flautista, from flauto flute, from Old Occitan flaut

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The first known use of flautist was in 1860

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“Flautist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flautist. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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flautist

noun
How to pronounce flautist (audio) How to pronounce flautist (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of flautist

: a person who plays a flute

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